Navigating Complexity: Industry 4.0’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

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Wednesday, October 18th, 12:00 SGT

Manufacturing leaders in Singapore are invited to join this roundtable luncheon on ‘Navigating Complexity: Industry 4.0’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.

Navigating Complexity: Industry 4.0’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

Projected to hit $16.9 trillion by 2025, the manufacturing sector employs over 32 million people globally and is central to economic growth. Technological advancements like IoT devices and AI are pushing the boundaries of machine productivity, catalyzing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). These technologies not only revolutionize production but also facilitate seamless machine collaboration, providing unprecedented accountability and visibility across organizations.

However, challenges persist. Complex supplier networks and interdivisional communications within plants require meticulous planning and coordination. Investment in equipment might be the leading cost on the P&L sheet, but the people factor should not be underestimated—it is often the most substantial cost in many other aspects. Effective management solutions are crucial for navigating these complexities, as they must improve both supply chain efficacy and foster a culture that brings human resources seamlessly into the 4IR journey, emphasizing productivity, collaboration, and interdepartmental cohesion.

  • What can leaders do to get their people onboard the 4IR journey while maintaining productivity, collaboration, accountability, and visibility?
  • What challenges are manufacturers facing in implementing more robust automation within their organisations? How can leaders track and maintain visibility on people and processes?
  • What does the future of manufacturing look like? What specific tools, platforms, and trends are defining the landscape?

The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore – Floating Pods

80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326 | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Attended by:

Chief Operating Officer at Hitachi Asia Ltd
VP, Institutional Relations APAC at Embraer
VP, APAC Business Head, Food & Beverage Manufacturing at Ecolab
VP, Enterprise Platforms and Products at Unilever
VP Asia at Steelcase
Global Supply Chain Director, Resins & Contract Manufacturing at AkzoNobel
Managing Director & General Manager at Marian Asia
ASEAN Operations Director at EssilorLuxottica
Director of Strategy & Transformation Leader at Schneider Electric

For insight on this event, photos and guest interactions, see our post on LinkedIn.

12:00 PM: Arrival of guests
12:30 PM: Welcome by The Ortus Club
12:35 PM: Short address by
12:40 PM: Discussion instigated by the moderator & continued by the group over lunch
1:40 PM: Discussion brought to a close and guests are encouraged to continue networking
2:30 PM: Coffee, tea, and networking

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023 12:00

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